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Dr. Govindaraj

Dr. Govindaraj

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DNB - Otorhinolaryngology, Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO), MBBS

ENT/ Otorhinolaryngologist

21 Years Experience Overall  (21 years as specialist)

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Dr. Govindaraj is a senior ENT consultant at Apollo Hospitals, Vanagaram, Chennai. Specialized in endoscopic sinus surgery, skull base surgery, micro-ear surgery, and head and neck oncology

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Anna Nagar West, Chennai

Mithra's Ent Clinic

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R48 C, TVS Avenue, Anna Nagar West Extension., Landmark: Frontier Lifelime & KM Heart Foundation, Chennai

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Mon - Sat

02:00 - 03:00
04:30 - 07:30

Sun

10:00 - 11:00
11:10 - 12:30

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is Ear-nose-throat (ent) Specialist?

A: An ear-nose-throat (ENT) doctor specializes in the treatment of conditions related to the ear, nose, and throat. Otorhinolaryngologist is another name by which an ENT doctor is referred to. ENT is a branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and conditions of the ear, nose, throat, and related areas of the head and neck.

Q: Is an Ear-nose-throat (ent) Specialist and an Otorhinolaryngologist different?

A: Otorhinolaryngologist is a doctor who treats conditions related to the ear, nose and throat. The more commonly used name to refer to an otorhinolaryngologist is an ENT specialist. Any health conditions that involves the ear, nose and throat are treated by an ENT doctor.ENT doctors administer medication or do surgical procedures to correct any physical defects in these organs.

Q: Does one need a referral to consult an Ear-nose-throat (ent) Specialist?

A: Generally, a person can consult an ENT specialist by taking a prior appointment. Those who have not booked an appointment can walk into the doctor’s clinic and wait in a queue for a consultation. In some cases, a patient may be referred to by another doctor or general physician to an ENT specialist. Such people may consult with a referral

Q: Should one consult an Ear-nose-throat (ent) Specialist in case of sinusitis?

A: An ENT specialist deals with problems related to ear, nose, and throat. A chronic infection of the sinuses causes sinusitis. You may visit a primary care doctor for sinusitis problem, but an ENT is the final authority to treat the condition. The sinuses are interconnected parts to the ear and nose, so an ENT is the best for treating sinusitis.

Q: Should one consult an Ear-nose-throat (ent) Specialist in case of injury to head and neck?

A: When a person gets injured in the head and neck, the first doctor that handles the case may be a trauma specialist or a neurologist. An ENT specialist deals with ear, nose, and throat, and related areas of head and neck. For better clarity of the impact of the injury, diagnosis and treatment consultation with an ENT is required

Awards and Recognitions

Particpated National Level Conferences - 2010

Education

DNB - Otorhinolaryngology - K K R ENT hoapital and Research Institute , 1999
Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO) - Madurai Medical College,DR.MGR Medical University, 1998
MBBS - Madurai Medical College,madurai kamaraj Medical University, 1992

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Society of Otology
Association of Otolaryngologists of India (AOI)

Experience

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1995 - 1997 Doctor at Madurai Rajaji Hospital, Madurai Medical College
1997 - 2000 Doctor at KKR ENT Hospital & Research Centre
2000 - 2001 Doctor at Apollo Hospital
2001 - 2004 Consultant at SIR IVAN Steadford Hospital
2001 - Present Senior Consultant at Appasamy Hospitals

Registrations

51455 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1992
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